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molecular

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adjective mo·lec·u·lar \mə-ˈlek-yə-lər\

Medical Definition of molecular

  1. 1:  of, relating to, consisting of, or produced by molecules <molecular oxygen>

  2. 2:  relating to or emphasizing individual responses or structures of behavior <proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception—G. A. Miller>—compare molar[3] 2

molecularity \-ˌlek-yə-ˈlar-ət-ē\play noun plural molecularities
molecularly \mə-ˈlek-yə-lər-lē\play adverb




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